Women's Swimming

Sophie Allen
Sophie Allen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boulder, Colo.

High School:
Boulder HS

Last College:
University of Maryland

Height:
6-0

Event:
Backstroke/Sprint Freestyle



05/11/2013

Lions Honor 75 on Commencement Saturday

Annual Commencement Breakfast honors 75 graduating student-athletes on Saturday morning.

05/11/2013

Lions Honor 75 on Commencement Saturday

Annual Commencement Breakfast honors 75 graduating student-athletes on Saturday morning.

04/10/2013

Thirteen LMU Swimmers Named MPSF All-Academic

Thirteen LMU swimmers took home MPSF All-Academic honors.

02/23/2013

400 Medley and 100 Breaststroke Records Fall, Magnuson, Dekar, Hopp Earn Top-Eight Finishes

A trio of Lions posted top-eight finishes at the MPSF Championships.

02/23/2013

Hopp Sets 200 Breaststroke Record

Camille Hopp set a new LMU record in the 200 breaststroke at the MPSF Championships.

10/12/2012

Interview with Team Captains Prior to Swimming's First Meet of the Year

Interview with Team Captains Prior to Swimming's First Meet of the Year

05/11/2013

GEN | 2013 Graduation

Student-Athlete reception prior to the 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

10/13/2010

2010 LMU Swimming Alumnae Meet

2010 LMU Swimming Alumnae Meet

BRIEFLY
Sophie Allen is in her second season with LMU swimming...

AT LMU
2011-12... swam a season best 24.35 in the 50 yard freestyle at the 2011 CA OB Arena Invitational... swam a season best 55.05 in the 100 yard freestyle... swam a season best 56.83 in the 100 yard backstroke at the 2011 Texas Invitational... swam a season best 2:07.42 in the 200 yard backstroke at the 2012 CA OBS MPSF Swimming and Diving meet...MPSF All-Academic

2010-11... as a sophomore transfer from University of Maryland, made an instant impact in backstroke events for the Lions earning first team All-MPSF honors in the 100 backstroke with a second-place finish at the MPSF Championships in a personal-best time of 56.02, second-fastest in LMU history... set an LMU program record in the 200 backstroke with a 2:03.02, placing fifth in the conference final... also made it back to the finals in the 50 freestyle, placing 23rd with a 24.08, eighth-fastest in LMU history... swam on four of LMU's five relays at conference, helping the Lions to a third-place finish and new program record in the 400 medley relay and a third-place finish in the 200 freestyle relay... picked up six wins for the Lions in the 100 backstroke during the dual season against Pacific, CSUB, Seattle, UCSD, USD and Fresno State...

AT MARYLAND
2009-10... swam one year for the Terps... helped the team to a fourth-place finish at the ACC Championships... saw her team finish 25th overall at the 2010 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships...

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2009 graduate of Boulder High School in Boulder, Colo... a four-year varsity letterwinner for coach Curt Colby... garnered All-America accolades in each of her final three years of high school... named All-City and All-Area in all four years of competition... earned All-State recognition in each of her final three seasons... named Team MVP following each season in high school... finished high school holding six school records... medley relay won championship in 2008...

PERSONAL
Sophie Marie Allen was born on April 11, 1991 in Boulder, Colo... parents are Diane Dustin and Arthur Allen... has one sister, Hannah... father played baseball at Arizona... chose LMU because of the promising swim team, classroom size and the location... a communications major.

Best Collegiate Times
50 Freestyle 24.08
100 Freestyle
52.36
200 Freestyle 2:00.54
100 Backstroke 56.02
200 Backstroke 2:03.02
200 Individual Medley 2:16.48
400 Individual Medley 4:55.50

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